memories

Little Man is writing an essay for school and he asked me to read over it. and now, my heart is swooning. he has written about a little girl who gets to go on a surprise vacation to Italy, and she has to guess where. her first guess is Como, which made me smile because […]

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colorful you

dear Leonardo: I miss you. I miss everything about you. I miss the color of your belly and how¬†empty you were inside. I miss the sound you made as you drifted back and forth. I miss the way you made me feel. I wanted to explore with you and find every hidden gem you had […]

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adventure time

Geneva, Switzerland my mom still teases me that I was the little girl who was nervous and scared of everything. she likes to remind me (and tell others) that I was the little girl who wouldn’t even hang from her knees, upside-down on the playset in our backyard. and yes, I was nervous about some […]

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get out of town

the world awaits. travel. get outside. go on an adventure. see the world. open your eyes and your heart to new things. you think you know stuff? travel will do two things: make you realize how much you didn’t know while at the same time teaching you so much about the world we live in. […]

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winter

sometimes my mind wanders to places I’ve been and to places I hope to be. here, I was lucky enough to drive from Austria to Italy. some of the most breathtaking views I have ever seen. I have gone to so many wonderful places. I am anxious to get out again. and I will. and […]

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